Mary Budden Estate - Binsar/ Uttaranchal

Budden Estate is named in memory of its last known inhabitant in the 19th century, Ms. Mary Budden. In 1990 Ashwani and Serena Chopra bought the estate and with it they inherited an enamel jug, some of Mary Budden's books, an old armchair and the ruins of a girls hostel that held on to the memories of her life in Binsar.

Almora (close to Binsar) served as an administrative centre under the British. Almora's bracing climate and green forests attracted many colonial officers to establish retreats in the adjacent hills.


Accommodation & Facilities: Mary Budden Cottage

Each room is kept warm by a fireplace or bukhari.

Staff is available to prepare & serve meals and provide other services. Budden Cottage is always warm and inviting. 

It can comfortably sleep six people plus two children in tastefully furnished rooms that are decorated in the spirit of elegant country living. 

An intimate front porch, antique kilm carpets, rich pine wood and numerous nooks add to the charm of the cottage, which is available for rent year round as a single unit.

Budden Estate has been tended to with love and passion and we hope you will join us here so we may pamper you too.

Oak Suite


Wild Rose


Accommodation & Facilities: Rhododenderon Cottage

This beautiful, airy and romantic cottage has beautiful views and sits comfortably in the vicinity of Mary Budden Cottage. Rhododendron Cottage is named after the beautiful red Rhododendron flower that grows wild in the Binsar forest. 

Though the cottage has been recently constructed and is a modern addition to Mary Budden Estate, it never loses the magic of its old colonial predecessor. It has all the amenities of Mary Budden Cottage and is further enhanced with a larger living room, a cozy library and picture windows to bathe each room in sunlight. 

Cherry Blossom


Cedar Suite

Oak Suite




Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is unique in that you can explore it at leisure on day walks, unlike most other sanctuaries where you might have to take a jeep or elephant safari into the forest.


Address: The Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, P.O. Ayarpani District, Almora, Uttarakhand, India.,
Hotel Type: Resorts

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Room Period Validity Price Per Night
Mary Budden Cottage - Cosmos 01-10-2020 to 31-03-2021 31200
Mary Budden Cottage - Wild Rose 01-10-2020 to 31-03-2021 31200
Mary Budden Cottage - Wisteria 01-10-2020 to 31-03-2021 31200
Rhododenderon Cottage - Cedar Suite 01-10-2020 to 31-03-2021 31200
Rhododenderon Cottage - Cherry Blossom 01-10-2020 to 31-03-2021 31200
Rhododenderon Cottage - Juniper 01-10-2020 to 31-03-2021 31200